7 Rare Bicentennial Quarter Has Nearly $20k Value Worth More Than Their Weight In Gold

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To celebrate American independence, the US Mint issued the Bicentennial Quarter in 1975 and 1976. Though millions are printed, a few quarters are worth nearly $20,000. 

Popular Double Die Obverse Bicentennial Quarters. This coin's doubled words and images were caused by minting misalignment. The rareness and intriguing error make these quarters valuable to collectors.  

1. Double Reverse Quarter 

Another oddity is the Off-Center Strike Quarter. These coins are off-center due to incorrect striking. The best designs are off-center but show all essentials. Due to its rare error, collectors prize this beautiful coin. 

2. Off-center strike quarter 

Overstruck Quarters are over dimes or foreign coins. The rare combination of two coin designs makes this numismatic event fascinating. Overstruck quarters are rare and expensive. 

3. Overstruck Quarter 

The San Francisco Mint produced few proof Bicentennial Quarters. Special dies, sharp details, and a mirror-like finish make these coins better than circulation coins. Uncirculated San Francisco Mint proof quarters are popular. 

4. Proof San Francisco Mint Quarter 

The Mint issued silver-clad Bicentennial Quarters in 1975 and 1976. 40% silver quarters are worth more than copper-nickel ones. Numismatic and intrinsic value attract collectors to uncirculated or proof silver quarters. 

5. Clad Silver Quarter 

Bicentennial Quarters with full drum lines on the back are worth more. Rare quarters with well-defined drummer lines indicate a well-struck coin. Mint quarters cost more to collectors. 

6. Full Quarter Drum Lines 

Error Clad Layer Quarters are rare coins with missing or improperly applied clad layers. This error gives a quarter a unique colour or texture. Collectors value error coins as anomalies. 

7. Wrong Clad Layer Quarter 

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